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SCRC 5-year review 2014-2019 approved.

SCRC 5 Year Review 2014-2019 – outlining the significant advances and productivity in our research and accomplishments by our investigators and trainees over the past 5 years. Approved by Senate Committee on University Research on November 6th , 2019. SCRC 5 Year Review 2014-2019

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André Coleman advances to 3MT final

André Coleman, M.Sc. student in Drs. Cowley & Stecina’s labs, was a successful challenger in Heat 2 of this year’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. He has advanced to the final, to be held March 18th, 2019, 7pm at the Robert B. Schultz Lecture Theatre, St. John’s College on the Fort Garry campus. Congratulations, André, […]

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Congratulations to Drs. Albensi & Fernyhough on their CIHR funding

SCRC affiliate members Drs. Benedict Albensi and Paul Fernyhough have both been awarded sizable grants in the latest round of CHIR funding, for their research projects in neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Albensi’s projet is Sex-based differences associated with mitochondrial dysfunction in Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Fernyhough’s projet is Muscarinic receptor antagonism as a novel mechanism for sensory […]

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SCRC Annual Report for December 2018

We have had a great year at the SCRC. Highlights include the ceremony to acknowledge 34 years of support from the Will-to-Win Golf Classic, the recruitment of a new principal investigator, significant advances in the development of our translational research mandate, and a host of research accomplishments by our investigators and trainees. We invite you […]

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Christopher Hart receives 2018 Hilary Kaufman Lerner Memorial Fund

Christopher Hart, a Ph.D. candidate in Dr. Soheila Karimi‘s lab, has received the 2018 Hilary Kaufman Lerner Memorial Fund from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences. This award is given to top research trainees/residents who work on demyelinating conditions. The award is valued at $3000, to be spent on research in multiple sclerosis. This award […]

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Dr. Phillip Gardiner honoured at CSEP 2018 Presidents’ Lecture

At the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology 2018 annual general meeting, Drs. Jayne Kalmar and Duane Button presented the President’s Lecture Dr. Phillip Gardiner’s honour on the evening of Wednesday, October 31st. The title of their talk was “Motoneurones, Muscle, and Mechanisms: A PHILharmonious Approach to Studying Neuromuscular Plasticity.” Jayne and Duane are alumni of […]

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Graham McLeod receives 4 awards at Joe Doupe ceremony

Graham McLeod, a BSc Med graduate from Dr. Karimi‘s lab, received 4 awards for his BSc Med thesis during the award ceremony at the Annual Joe Doupe Lecture Event last Thursday. Graham’s thesis presentation, entitled “Development of new therapies for myelin repair in multiple sclerosis”, was chosen as one of the top three and therefore […]

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Achievements by SCRC trainees at CSHRF

The SCRC would like to highlight a few achievements by its trainees at the recent Canadian Students Health Research Forum. Both of these trainees are Ph.D. students in Dr. Soheila Karimi‘s lab. Arsalan Alizadeh, recipient of the 2017 Drewry Award for Excellence of Research in the Health Sciences, delivered the 2018 Drewry Memorial Lecture. Christopher […]

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Dr. Soheila Karimi receives merit award from U. of Manitoba & UMFA

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Soheila Karimi has received a 2017 Merit Award for her contribution in the past year to Research/Scholarly work, teaching and service (combination) from the University of Manitoba and UMFA. We offer our congratulations to Dr. Karimi and we thank all those who have supported her. More information, including […]

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